Fifty weddings a week generates $2000 if done at the $40 rate, and $5000 a week at the $100 rate.
Bexar judges doing big business with weddings
District Judge Martha Tanner and County Court-at-Law Judge Paul Canales performed 2,551 weddings in Bexar County last year.
That's an average of almost 50 weddings a week between the two of them, according to the county clerk's marriage license records.
No other elected judge in the county even came close to the 1,307 weddings Canales performed or the 1,244 ceremonies conducted by Tanner.
Justices of the peace who have traditionally been the ones to handle the non-church wedding business
recorded only a few hundred each.
Longtime Justice of the Peace Edmundo Zaragoza is third on the list of marrying judges with 490 weddings. Justice of the Peace Monica Caballero signed 394 marriage licenses.
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